This film is part of Free

Just in Case

“No fuss, no bother” – everything runs smoothly in an Oxford hospital thanks to the work of volunteer reserve nurses.

Documentary 1952 28 mins


A recruitment film may seem an unlikely choice of project for a handful of Oxford University students who had set up an experimental film group. Director Derrick Knight, who can be seen briefly as a patient with his arm in plaster, went on to make his career in filmmaking, establishing his own production company, Derrick Knight and Partners, which made many sponsored documentaries.